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Norman Rex “Buddy” Turner also known as “Leg Man” of Garysburg, NC passed away on December 12, 2018.

Turner Norman

“Buddy” was born in Roanoke Rapids on October 15th, 1952.

He was preceded in death by his father Ernest R. Turner Sr., mother Dorothy L. Otten, step-father Fletcher O. Otten, and granddaughter Jessica Turner.

He is survived by his wife Sharon R. Turner of Garysburg, four children Sandra Blick, Angel Hayzlett, Christy Alston all of Richmond, VA, Ashley Turner Gray and her husband Tom of Freeman, VA, one sister Janet T. Davis of Pendleton, two brothers Ernest R. Turner Jr. and wife Jackie of Littleton, and Gary W. Otten of Emporia, VA, seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and one special cousin Bobby “Punk” Turner of Roanoke Rapids.

“Buddy” loved trucking, music, fishing, boating, and cooking his famous stew. He loved life in general and his family so very much. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations for expenses.

The family will have a visitation Sunday, December 16th from 3-4:30pm at Askew Funeral Services 731 Roanoke Avenue Roanoke Rapids.

The family is being assisted by Askew Funeral & Cremation Services of Roanoke Rapids, NC.